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Pascali honored for contributions to engineering education
Raresh Pascali, instructional associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at the University of Houston, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Ross Kastor Educator Award. (2016-05-17)
Engineering academic elected a Fellow of the IEEE
A University of Bristol academic has been elected a Fellow of the world's largest and most prestigious professional association for the advancement of technology. (2015-12-01)
New guide: How science academies can support the sustainable development goals
The United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development identified 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) whose realization will require expertise from many sectors, including science, engineering, and medicine. (2017-12-06)
Bacterial outer membrane vesicles: An emerging tool in vaccine development
Outer membrane vesicles, biological nanoparticles shed during normal growth by bacteria, have seen significant recent advances in engineering and are thus finding new utility as therapeutic and drug delivery agents. (2017-09-26)
Public -- and researchers -- skeptical to climate engineering
What does the general public know about climate engineering, and what do they think about what they know? (2017-11-15)
Making metabolically active brown fat from white fat-derived stem cells
Researchers have demonstrated the potential to engineer brown adipose tissue, which has therapeutic promise to treat metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, from white adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs). (2017-03-03)
Chemical & Engineering News column receives virtual recognition
Chemical & Engineering News column, (2002-06-20)
Liverpool scientists to develop liquid antennas
University of Liverpool researchers have been awarded £578,000 funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to develop liquid antennas which have the potential to transform modern radio communications and radar. (2017-01-16)
Engineering In The Eyes Of America
Do people feel well-informed about new developments in engineering and technology? (1998-08-31)
Not all stem cells are equally efficient for use in regenerative medicine
Scientists at the University of Granada and Alcala de Henares University have concluded that, contrary to what was thought, only a specific group of cord blood stem cells maintained in culture are useful for therapeutic purposes. (2013-01-09)
Russian scientists create new system of concrete building structures
Professor of the Institute of Civil Engineering of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) Andrey Ponomarev and a graduate student Alexander Rassokhin developed a new construction technology. (2017-04-24)
Standards for Engineering Education in K-12, new report
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction is collectively referred to as (2010-09-29)
Engineers tackle sports
Sports engineers from around the world will bring a scientific perspective to some of our favorite pastimes Sept. (2004-08-09)
Crashes increase when speed limits dip far below engineering recommendation
Speed limits set only five miles per hour below engineering recommendations produce a statistically significant decrease in total, fatal and injury crashes, and property-damage-only crashes, according to a group of Penn State researchers. (2018-12-12)
Role of protein engineering techniques in synthetic biology
Proteins are the major biochemical workhorses that carry out multitude of physiological functions in an organism. (2017-01-11)
Biomedical Engineering hosts national conference on STEM education for underserved students
The University of Akron hosts a national conference aimed at ensuring underserved students have access to opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). (2017-03-03)
Praise for polymer science
Engineer Glenn Fredrickson receives the William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature. (2016-12-06)
Most Americans accept genetic engineering of animals that benefits human health
Americans' views of possible uses of genetic engineering in animals vary depending on the mechanism and intended purpose of the technology, particularly the extent to which it would bring health benefits to humans. (2018-08-16)
Immigrants play increasing role in US science and engineering workforce
From 2003 to 2013, the number of scientists and engineers residing in the United States rose from 21.6 million to 29 million. (2016-01-13)
Louisiana Tech professor honored for contributions to underground technology industry
Dr. Tom Iseley, professor of civil engineering and construction engineering technology and director of the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected a 2016 UCTA MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by the Underground Construction Technology Association (UCTA) and Underground Construction magazine. (2016-02-16)
Bioengineered tissue implants regenerate damaged knee cartilage
Knee cartilage injuries can be effectively repaired by tissue engineering and osteoarthritis does not stop the regeneration process concludes research led by scientists at the University of Bristol. (2006-07-04)
Institute formed at McMaster to advance automotive research
A new research institute has been established at McMaster University to coordinate its increasing involvement in the automotive sector. (2008-04-30)
Maximizing biomedical research through integrated science
In this Policy Forum, Phillip Sharp, Tyler Jacks and Susan Hockfield discuss the need for better integration of engineering, physical, computational, and mathematical sciences with biomedical science, as they publish a report this week outlining key recommendations in this space. (2016-06-23)
New 1-step process for designer bacteria
A simpler and faster way of producing designer bacteria used in biotechnology processes has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers. (2013-05-26)
Louisiana Tech University engineering professor receives state professionalism award
Dr. Beth Hegab, lecturer for industrial engineering and program coordinator for engineering and technology management at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2016 Engineering Faculty Professionalism Award from the Louisiana Engineering Foundation. (2016-01-22)
Breakthrough computer chip lithography method developed at RIT
A new computer chip lithography method under development at Rochester Institute of Technology has led to imaging capabilities beyond that previously thought possible. (2006-02-10)
Nipple reconstruction techniques could be improved with 3D scaffolds
Nipple and areola reconstruction is a common breast reconstruction technique, especially for breast cancer patients after mastectomy. (2019-05-13)
UM announces creation of the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering
The University of Miami announced Monday that it is creating the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering to achieve those milestones by elevating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to help solve some of the world's most pressing problems. (2017-01-23)
Report: African-Americans still underrepresented in the physical sciences
African-American students remain underrepresented in physical science and engineering disciplines, according to a new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center. (2015-11-23)
Making lab-grown tissues stronger
Lab-grown tissues could one day provide new treatments for injuries and damage to the joints, including articular cartilage, tendons and ligaments. (2014-10-30)
UConn to speed human limb growth
The University of Connecticut has joined the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute as a partner for the purpose of sharing its revolutionary human tissue and limb regeneration technologies. (2017-02-17)
Study explores why 'progressive teetotalers' may emerge from college engineering programs
First-year engineering students who gravitate toward progressive ideas, including about gender equity in the workplace, tend to drink less alcohol, according to a study by a University of Kansas researcher. (2019-03-25)
A new way to do metabolic engineering
University of Illinois researchers have created a novel metabolic engineering method that combines transcriptional activation, transcriptional interference, and gene deletion, and executes them simultaneously, making the process faster and easier. (2017-11-28)
Eleven NUS scientists and engineers among the world's most influential scientific minds
Eleven scientists and engineers from the National University of Singapore have been recognised as among the world's most prominent scientific minds, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2015 report published by Thomson Reuters. (2016-01-14)
Grant awarded to study self-efficacy and retention of female undergraduate engineering students
Researchers will investigate the hypothesis that women in formal engineering programs who participate in work related to their field of study during their undergraduate education have higher self-efficacy and are more likely to graduate with a degree in their chosen field. (2008-11-11)
Six from CCNY named NSF Graduate Research Fellows
Danielle G. Rivera, a master of Science in biology major at The City College of New York and five recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. (2015-04-07)
UC Santa Barbara's Eckart Meiburg elected a fellow of the American Physical Society
Eckart Meiburg, professor and chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). (2005-10-17)
Virginia Tech offers one-stop engineering research showcase
The Northern Virginia Engineering Showcase will provide a review of a broad cross-section of advanced technology and basic science research at Virginia Tech, including biomedical engineering, materials, human factors engineering, cluster computers (as were used to build the world's third fastest supercomputer), power electronics, wireless communications, and transportation. (2004-02-13)
UCSD study finds women's attitudes can influence drop-out rates among female engineering students
Female engineering students who believe competence in engineering and math is something a person is born with tend to drop out of classes when faced with difficulty, according to a study conducted at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). (2002-08-01)
Louisiana Tech University students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Louis Reis, a Louisiana Tech University biomedical and electrical engineering student, and Mark Wade, a recent summa cum laude graduate in electrical engineering and physics and current graduate student at Tech, have each been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. (2011-04-12)
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